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It's a Great Feeling (1949)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  1 August 1949 (USA)
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A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her.

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A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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New York TV premiere was 9 March 1958 on WABD-TV channel 5. See more »

Goofs

During Edward G. Robinson's brief cameo appearance, the hands of the clock change back and forth between shots. See more »

Quotes

Jack Carson: [after being slapped] What was that for?
Joan Crawford: Oh, I do that in all my pictures.
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Spoofs Words and Music (1948) See more »

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It's a Great Feeling
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Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Doris Day during the opening credits and played at various times throughout the picture
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A confection of the first rank
6 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As part of another DORIS DAY collection, IT'S A GREAT FEELING is a "feel good" movie of its era. An improbable confection that's easy to take. Lot's of cameo's from the Warner contract players of the time, and it's fun to see them, some of them making fun of their images. Luckily Doris Day was born during this era of film musicals as she shines as no other comedian/actress/singer has ever done. If she were born 30 or so years later she wouldn't have had her phenomenal career. Wonder what kind of films she would be doing if her heyday were in the 70's-90's. GREAT FEELING is no great shakes plot wise, but lots of fun. Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan are a fine pair in the order of Hope and Crosby. Wish they would have teamed up more often.


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